Discourse on race & student success largely revolves around academic metrics; however, racial achievement gaps are indicators of deeper problems: a lack of racial consciousness & the presence of systemic racism. The current U.S. public school system is built on the beliefs, behaviors, & attitudes valued by white culture. In 2018, we supported teacher-led communities of practice as they designed new approaches & adopted practices deeply rooted in equity. Come build a foundation for your own CoP!
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